Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices

The Committee meets annually to evaluate nominations proposed by States Parties to the 2003 Convention and decide whether or not to inscribe those cultural practices and expressions of intangible heritage on the Convention’s Lists.

By clicking on the inscribed elements below, you can discover the nominations, photos and videos, together with Committee decisions and evidence of community consent.





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Results : 8 elements corresponding to 8 countries

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2016

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Living culture of three writing systems of the Georgian alphabetGeorgia

2014

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Slava, celebration of family saint patron’s daySerbia

2013

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Commemoration feast of the finding of the True Holy Cross of ChristEthiopia
Feast of the Holy Forty Martyrs in ŠtipThe former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Petrykivka decorative painting as a phenomenon of the Ukrainian ornamental folk artUkraine

2009

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Nestinarstvo, messages from the past: the Panagyr of Saints Constantine and Helena in the village of BulgariBulgaria
Seto Leelo, Seto polyphonic singing traditionEstonia

2008

Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Cultural space and oral culture of the SemeiskieRussian Federation
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